This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 Excerpt: ...money. In his College days he shouldered the editorship and practically all the work of an archaeological journal which brought him little ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 Excerpt: ...money. In his College days he shouldered the editorship and practically all the work of an archaeological journal which brought him little fame and no fortune--only he loved doing it. Later, when he was on Circuit--solicitors clamouring for him--he would find time to write long letters, full of stories; now and again a folk-story or a legend. "You should weave it into a ballad, the story of St. Gobnet, the little patroness of Ballyvourney, after whom so many County Cork girls are called. It is Englished, 'Abby.' She was a sea-king's daughter and he was a shrine-robber. She had no sisters or mother, and used to keep to the ship with him and his men. Once she was ashore in a wood and God sent an angel to tell her to fly from her father, and to give her life to Himself. Well, she would, but she knew of no place of security. The angel told her to travel and give no rest to the sole of her foot until she would find nine white deer asleep. She went on and she came to a place and found three. She fondled them a while and then went on to Kilgobnet, where she found six. Here she stayed until they were all good friends. Then she left her heart with them and went on to Ballyvourney. There, as God willed it, she found the nine, and she made her dwelling with them and they became her sisters, and she died in their midst and is buried there." Everywhere he went he met with the most delicious adventures. "Wherever he goes, something is bound to happen," said one who preceded him into the shadows. Indeed, all life conspired to make mirth and adventure for him. For some two years before his death he suffered greatly, but put his sufferings out of sight. A superhuman courage enabled him to keep the signs and portents of those years from the one who loved ...Read Less
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